Aida Garifullina & Saimir Pirgu To Light Up The Silver Screen In ‘Romeo et Juliette’

On Feb. 27, 2018, “Romeo et Juliette” will be broadcast in movie theaters from the Gran Theatre Liceu. The opera will star Saimir Pirgu and Aida Garifullina as the star-crossed lovers and will be shown live in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, and the UK. In a press release, Pirgu noted, {…}

Weekend Preview (12/9-11) – International: ‘Elektra,’ Die Zauberflaute’ and ‘Macbeth’ Among the Operas Being Performed Around the World

This weekend the international opera houses will have a lot to offer from very popular works in the repertoire to lesser known works. They will also showcase some of the greatest stars in the world. Vienna  The Vienna State Opera will offer two Verdi works including “Macbeth” with Simon Keenlyside and “Falstaff” with Ambrosio Maestri and Carmen Giannatasio. In between {…}